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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Brainerd is 14,255. Brainerd, Minnesota is the 2,431st largest city in the US.
Brainerd is located entirely in Crow Wing County.
The current population of Brainerd (14,255) is it's peak population.
Brainerd has grown 4.1% since the 2000. Brainerd, Minnesota's growth is about average. 54% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Brainerd has a population density of 1,141.5 people per square mile.
|2434||East Wenatchee, Washington||14,236||21.6%|
|2435||Huron, South Dakota||14,231||19.9%|
The total voting age population of Brainerd, Minnesota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 10,144. The voting age population is 45.1% male and 54.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.2% of the residents of Brainerd are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Brainerd are 92.0% White, 2.7% Black, 2.3% Two or more races, 1.9% American Indian, 0.7% Asian and 0.3% Other. Additionally, 1.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Brainerd, 22.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 32.5%. On a per-household basis, 17.6% of families are below the poverty line in Brainerd.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.4% of Brainerd residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.6% of Brainerd residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.4% have a bachelor's degree and 5.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Brainerd residents aged 5 and older, 2.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Brainerd is 3.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Brainerd, 8.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Brainerd is $34,371.
In Brainerd, 50.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 49.8% of housing units in Brainerd.
Of all the housing units in Brainerd, 22.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Brainerd, 13.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 870 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Brainerd is $733.
In Brainerd, 77.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.